The skinny person inside of me wants chocolate

I do not know one woman who does not crave chocolate during that time of the month. It is something that seems to be ingrained in our head from the very beginning. So what to do when you are faced with a temptation that can throw you off track or make you take a couple … Continue reading The skinny person inside of me wants chocolate

Fitness|How to work towards fitness goals and tune out naysayers

The last thing you need when you are looking to start your fitness journey are doubters. These are the people who don’t take you seriously, or question why you need to change at all. Maybe it is because you been here before – starting your fitness journey, or maybe they are worried about who you … Continue reading Fitness|How to work towards fitness goals and tune out naysayers

Try these exercises for a flat stomach

We are on week 4 and it is all about working those abs muscles. This is by far one of the main areas that women complain about. We are going to focus on both standing abs and floor abs. I actually prefer standing abs over floor abs but I find both very effective. In this … Continue reading Try these exercises for a flat stomach

Leg exercise that will give you sexy legs and butt

We are almost at the half-way mark. It is really easy to start making excuses at this point as to why not to do the exercises. We need to dig in our heels and keep it up. This week is all about sculpting nice, tone legs to go with our bodacious buttocks and fabulous arm … Continue reading Leg exercise that will give you sexy legs and butt

After reading this…You will never go another day without breakfast

As with anything, there are always opposing views on the benefits of eating breakfast however, from my standpoint I am a big believer that breakfast is essential for an overall healthy diet. When looking at the word breakfast, many of us do not realize that breakfast is a break from the fast your body goes … Continue reading After reading this…You will never go another day without breakfast

Why writing down your diet plan will keep you accountable of your bad eating habits

As I was talking with my fitness coach Chiqueta I realize that I needed to add two items to my fitness plan. 1) Breakfast For some strange reason, I've never really done breakfast and when I have ate breakfast it was big enough to put me back to sleep. Here's my thoughts on skipping breakfast.. … Continue reading Why writing down your diet plan will keep you accountable of your bad eating habits

How to add healthy foods to your diet that won’t send your body into an attack mode

The nutrition challenge will consist of replacing half of your grains with whole grain options. Whole grain provides your body with better nutrition. Unlike refined processed grains, whole grains have not been stripped of their nutritional value. In essence there are several reason to make the switch. Here are just a few 1. They are … Continue reading How to add healthy foods to your diet that won’t send your body into an attack mode

Fitness|4 Weeks Fitness and Nutrition Challenge that will save your life

So we are heading into our second week of the 5 Week Fitness and Nutritional Challenge. This week we will incorporating arms in with our glute exercises. We are also going to continue our Water Challenge and add in the Whole Grain Challenge. Fitness The arm challenge will consist of 5 exercises that you will … Continue reading Fitness|4 Weeks Fitness and Nutrition Challenge that will save your life

How taking pictures of food made me eat more

Recently after talking with my fitness coach Chiqueta, I realized that there were certain foods I needed to completely remove from my diet. I don't claim to be a fitness expert, but I know what works for me and what doesn't work for me. One thing that hasn't worked for me is taking pictures of … Continue reading How taking pictures of food made me eat more

Fitness|Dont stare at my lunch

Me, I had spinach with polenta and sundried tomatoes! One thing I love about eating foods like this is that - 1. I do not feel sluggish afterwords. Foods high in calories, carbs, sugars, etc leave you feeling as though you are ready to take a nap. 2. I do not feel guilty afterwards. Many … Continue reading Fitness|Dont stare at my lunch

My love and hate relationship with diet and exercise

I have to say that I have a love/hate relationship with some exercises. I hate that they are hard to do but I love feeling the burn once I am done. Having taking that into consideration, I decided that once a week I will share an exercise routine that you can do at home. The … Continue reading My love and hate relationship with diet and exercise